John abraham Biography

John Abraham FilmographyJohn Abraham has very enticing personality and is admired by many fans especially the females. He is certainly the hottest star in the Indian film industry.

 He took entry in the Indian entertainment industry as a handsome model and has come a long way to make a unique reputation for himself in the Bollywood.

John is often termed as pin-up boy and was selected as the 'Sexiest actor of Bollywood. He is considered a youth idol and girls are allured to him.   

John belongs to Mumbai and was born on 17th December 1972. His father is a Christian architect from Alwaye, Kerala, and his mother, Phiroza Irani, a Parsi from Mumbai. His Parsi name was Farhan, but his father changed it to ‘John’.  He has a younger brother, Alan.

John completed his basic education from Bombay Scottish School. He was brilliant student in school and was captain of the soccer team. He joined Jai Hind College to complete graduation in economics and then completed his Masters at Mumbai Educational Trust.

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He joined as a Media Planner at Enterprise-Nexus, an Ad agency in Mumbai. According to reports, one day a model did not turn up for shoot and John got the chance to fit his place. With this he started his career in modelling.  

John Abraham actually began his acting career when he was offered a role by the producer Pritish Nandy. Though the project was shelved after some shooting, it gave John the opportunity to hone his acting talents.   

John made his debut in Indian film industry with Jism, released in 2003 for which he got huge appreciation. After that the talented star appeared in films such as Saaya’ (2003), ‘Aetbar’ (2004) and ‘Paap’ (2004) but these films did not do well.

John gained huge fame in ‘Dhoom’ (2004), which was a runaway success and his villainous role of ‘Kabir was highly praised. Other films of John like; Kaa’, Viruddh, Water and Garam Masala were average. In ‘Garam Masala,’ John played a comic role and was praised by the audiences. In ‘Water,’ he gained critical appreciation.  

In 2006, John Abraham appeared in "Rockstars Concert", along with Salman Khan, Zayed Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Esha Deol, Shahid Kapoor and Mallika Sherawat.

In acting career, John gave many super hit movies such as; ‘Dhoom’, 'Jism', 'Dostana' ‘New York’.  The success of these movies gave him huge popularity and he has become well established star in Indian Cinema.

In August 2013, John Abraham was seen as an actor-producer in the movie “Madras Cafe.” His is role as an undercover officer was much appreciated, though the film courted controversies.

John has been honoured with Rajiv Gandhi Award for his achievement in Bollywood. In his personal life, John had a long relationship with actress Bipasha Basu but recently they had a break-up. John is fond of bikes and he loves to ride them.

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'Bombay-bred boys' responsible for lack of Indian political films: Vivek Agnihotri

    Updated On : Mar 15,2017   12:08 pm
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri says that, till the 1990s, there were a lot of "political commentaries" in Indian films. But the trend lost out to films on Mumbai and those with youth-centric themes after the rise of the "Bombay-bred boys". View More..

Social media has made men less of men: John Abraham

    Updated On : Mar 09,2017   2:42 pm
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor John Abraham says social media is an important tool as long as it is used smartly and not negatively by those who pose as being brave without a face. View More..

Sushant, Jacqueline start shoot for 'Drive'

    Updated On : Mar 01,2017   3:48 pm
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Actors Sushant Singh Rajput and Jacqueline Fernandez have started shooting for an upcoming film titled "Drive". View More..

Millions vote in crucial Maharashtra civic elections (Intro Roundup)

    Updated On : Feb 21,2017   10:06 pm
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Millions of voters exercised their franchise on Tuesday in Maharashtra to elect members of 10 major civic bodies, including India's largest and richest civic body BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) where many Bollywood celebrities cast their votes. View More..

Millions vote in Maharashtra in crucial civic polls (Roundup)

    Updated On : Feb 21,2017   7:30 pm
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Millions voted on Tuesday in Maharashtra to elect 10 major civic bodies, including the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), India's largest and richest civic body. View More..

Steady voting for Maharashtra civic polls

    Updated On : Feb 21,2017   3:22 pm
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands voted on Tuesday across Maharashtra to elect 10 major civic bodies, including the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), India's largest and richest civic body. View More..

BMC polls: Bollywood celebs vote

    Updated On : Feb 21,2017   1:44 pm
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) From veterans like Rekha and Gulzar to young talent like Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma, Bollywood celebrities voted on Tuesday in the civic polls here in the hope that Mumbai will get improved infrastructure and waste management. View More..

Won't like to dethrone anyone as action hero: Vidyut Jammwal

    Updated On : Jan 24,2017   1:16 pm
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Actor Vidyut Jammwal, who has mostly featured in roles with heavy-duty action, says he doesn't mind the 'action hero' tag, but dethroning any other actor from the title is not his intent. View More..

Glam, glitter and glory mark 14th Mumbai Marathon

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   3:50 pm
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Tanzanian athlete Alphonce Felix Simbu (24) and Kenyan runner Bornes Kitur Chepkirui (31), flew past all competition to bag the top spots in the men's and women's category respectively in the full marathon at the 14th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM) here on Sunday. View More..

Glam, glitter and glory at Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   1:14 pm
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) The annual glittering 14th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM) got underway here on Sunday with participation of a large ladle of glamour, top sportspersons, corporate bigwigs and commoners enthusiastically making a 'run for it'. View More..

Glory, glitter and glam at Mumbai marathon

    Updated On : Jan 15,2017   10:42 am
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) The annual glittering 14th Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon (SCMM) got underway here on Sunday with participation of a large ladle of glamour, top sportspersons, corporate bigwigs and commoners enthusiastically making a 'run for it'. View More..

Time goes by at speed of internet: Big B (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jan 08,2017   4:54 pm
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) Reminiscing about the time when his film "Wazir" released on January 8 last year, megastar Amitabh Bachchan says time flies by at the speed of internet "these days". View More..

Bollywood's controversy counter at a new high (2016 In Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 27,2016   12:12 pm
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) From demonetisation adding to box office's blues and calls to ban Pakistani artistes, to directors at odds with the censor board and celebrities going public with their personal battles -- for Bollywood, the year 2016 ranked high in the controversy counter. View More..

Our choice makes our life: Tara Sharma

    Updated On : Dec 02,2016   5:44 pm
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Actress-turned-producer and host Tara Sharma Saluja believes that people's choices make their life, and that gender equality is about having the choice of being a caregiver or a working mother. View More..

'Force 3' wont be made without me: Sonakshi Sinha

    Updated On : Dec 01,2016   1:40 pm
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has been appreciated for her performances in back-to-back action movies "Akira" and "Force 2", says that she has asked the makers to cast her in "Force 3". View More..

Audience accepting grey characters, feels Tahir Raj Bhasin

    Updated On : Dec 01,2016   11:30 am
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who was seen playing the antagonist in the second installment of "Force", feels that the audience is now accepting negative characters. View More..

John Abraham confirms 'Force 3'

    Updated On : Nov 26,2016   4:36 pm
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Actor John Abraham confirms that they will soon start working on "Force 3" View More..

Actors are always under pressure to look perfect: Sonakshi

    Updated On : Nov 24,2016   7:14 pm
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha says celebrities are always under pressure to look perfect, but she makes it a point that she promotes a 'healthy body image'. View More..

Tahir 'ecstatic' over audiences's response to 'Force 2'

    Updated On : Nov 24,2016   3:40 pm
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who was seen playing a negative role in "Force 2", says he is ecstatic at the critics and audiences's feedback. View More..

When Sonakshi had 'fan moment' meeting Deepa Malik

    Updated On : Nov 24,2016   2:44 pm
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha says she had a "fan moment" after meeting Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik. View More..